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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Novell eDirectory for Linux. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists in the libnldap library. When a large LDAP delRequest message is sent, a stack overflow occurs overwriting a function pointer. This results in a situation allowing the execution of arbitrary code.
Novell has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: